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Legal Ethics Under Scrutiny

A former attorney accused of embezzling over plus-minus, 6 million rand from the Road Accident Fund has been released on bail for 10 thousand rand earlier this month. He was allegedly arrested by the Hawks after they received a tip-off warning them of his alleged...

BBBEE Ownership Transactions

Objects of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment ("BBBEE") Act, 53 of 2003, as amended by Act 46 of 2013(hereafter the “Act”), include promoting economic transformation and achieving a substantial change in the racial composition of ownership. It is with that in...

It is Law – The Amended Civil Union Act

South Africa has now taken a further step in embracing equality before the law for same-sex couples, and this step may further evaporate further risks of exposure to discrimination based on sexual orientation. Unfortunately, the change has caused a mixed bag of...
Ways in which businesses can approach the uncertainty of different majorities required in order to amend a business rescue plan (‘BRP), or to adjourn a meeting concerning a BRP:

Ways in which businesses can approach the uncertainty of different majorities required in order to amend a business rescue plan (‘BRP), or to adjourn a meeting concerning a BRP:

Section 151 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 requires a business rescue practitioner to convene and preside over a meeting of creditors within 10 days after publication of the proposed BRP - in order to adequately consider the BRP. However, the Companies Act then...

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Festive Season

Festive Season

As we reflect on what has proven to be an extremely challenging year, we wish all our stakeholders, suppliers and clients a joyful festive break! Thank you for the continued support! May this s season bring you closer to all those that you treasure in your heart. Have...

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